Friday, December 4
Please click here to complete your daily COVID-19 assessment. Carefully review our updated COVID-19 assessment protocol by clicking here. A PDF version of the Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 Screening Tool for Children in School and Child Care is available here.
The Ontario Government has funding available for parents with children who receive support from our Special Education Department. Students with an Individual Education Plan (IEP) should qualify. The amount will range from $200 to $250 per child. The deadline to apply is January 15, 2021. Click here to learn more.
Library – 4 more days! Red Maple and White Pine reading program registration continues. Would you like the opportunity to boost your grades in English? Red Maple is for students in grade 8 and White Pine is for students in grades 9-12. Visit our school website to learn more about this year’s program or see Ms. Jalette in the library.
Did you notice the new Bishop Smith original t-shirts in our trophy case? T-shirts and long sleeve shirts are now available for purchase at the SAC. Stop by the SAC at lunch to pick up an order form. T-shirts are only $15 and long sleeve shirts are $20. Pick your t-shirt colour, size and preferred logo. The first round of orders should be available before Christmas provided that your order form and money are submitted to the SAC by Wednesday, December 9. These shirts would make great Christmas gifts for siblings.
Door decorating – our door decorating contest is on! You have until the end of the day on Monday, December 14, to decorate your classroom door using recycled materials. Three class pizza lunch prizes await!
Christmas cards – we also have a create your own Christmas card contest! Students can submit homemade or digital Christmas cards to the Student Council room or to Mrs. O’Connor or Ms. Laabs. Christmas card categories include: funny, sentimental, pets, most professional looking, eco friendly, most creative, three-dimensional, and pop culture. Grab your camera or art supplies and create a Christmas card that will impress the judges. Stop by the Student Council room for more details. Cards are due by the end of the day on Tuesday, Dec. 15.
Christmas assembly – do you have a talent or funny skit that you would like to share with everyone during the Christmas assembly? Record yourself singing, dancing, or performing and share it with Ms. Laabs by Monday, December 14.
Are you looking to replace your face mask? The SAC has Bishop Smith original masks on sale for only $5 a mask. Stop by at lunch to check them out!
Christmas dinner – remember to order your Christmas dinner in the cafeteria. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, December 16! The cost is $7.99.